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Anderson, Carol (Carol Elaine)

Summary: Chronicles the rollbacks to African American participation in the vote since the Supreme Court's 2013 Shelby ruling, which allowed districts to change voting requirements without approval from the Department of Justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.6 AND

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 AND

Berman, Ari

Summary: "On the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, a riveting and alarming account of the continuing battle over the right to vote The adoption of the landmark Voting Rights Act in 1965 enfranchised millions of Americans and is widely regarded as the crowning achievement of the civil rights movement. And yet fifty years later we are still fighting heated battles over race, representation,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 BER

Summary: With a record number of female candidates in the 2020 election and women's rights an increasingly urgent topic in the news, it's crucial that we understand the history that got us where we are now. For the first time, here is the full, definitive story of the movement for voting rights for American women, of every race, told through the voices of the women and men who lived it. Here are the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2020

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 AME

Daniels, Gilda R.

Summary: "An answer to the assault on voting rights--crucial reading in advance of the 2020 presidential election. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is considered one of the most effective pieces of legislation the United States has ever passed. It enfranchised hundreds of thousands of voters, particularly in the American South, and drew attention to the problem of voter suppression. Yet in recent years...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 DAN

Daughters of the American Revolution

Summary: Highlights some of the members of the Daughters of the American Revolution who made an impact during the suffrage era. Book published to accompany an exhibit by the same name.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 ORD

Gillibrand, Kirsten

Summary: Profiles ten women who fought hard to gain the right to vote in the United States, including Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, and Inez Milholland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 GIL

Roberts, David

Summary: Imprisonment, hunger strikes, suffrajitsu -- the decades-long fight for women's right to vote was at times a ferocious one. Acclaimed artist David Roberts gives these important, socially transformative times their due in a colorfully illustrated history that includes many of the important faces of the movement in portraiture and scenes that both dignify and enliven. He has created a timely and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 ROB

Acks, Alex

Summary: "The right to vote has been under debate since the founding of America, when only white men who owned land had a say in the future of the country. Laws have expanded to encompass all people, be they black, white, or female. How has voting shaped our country, and how have our laws shaped our ability to vote? Readers will explore the history of voting in America to understand how Native...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Ware, Susan

Summary: An acclaimed historian gives voice to the thousands of women from different backgrounds, races, and religions whose local passion and protest resounded throughout the land.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2019

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Summary: "The National Park Service is excited to commemorate the 100th year anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that abolished sex as a basis for voting and to tell the diverse history of women's suffrage-the right to vote-more broadly. The U.S. Congress passed the 19th Amendment on June 4, 1919. The states ratified the amendment on August 18, 1920, officially...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 WOM

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 WOM

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 324.6 WOM

Diesen, Deborah

Summary: "A powerful look at the evolution of voting rights in the United States, from our nation's founding to the present day"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2020

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Chambers, Veronica

Summary: Who was at the forefront of women's right to vote? We know a few famous names, like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, but what about so many others from diverse backgrounds--black, Asian, Latinx, Native American, and more--who helped lead the fight for suffrage? On the hundredth anniversary of the historic win for women's rights, it's time to celebrate the names and stories of the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD CHA

Jenkins, Jessica D.

Summary: From hunger strikes to massive parades, the American women's suffrage movement grabbed the attention of citizens and politicians around the United States. Posters, lapel buttons, and even luncheonette plates carried the iconic phrase, "Votes for Women." Over time this phrase became not only a slogan, but a rallying cry for the movement. Today, museums, libraries, universities, and historic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 JEN

Wolbrecht, Christina

Summary: "How have American women voted in the first 100 years since the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment? How have popular understandings of women as voters both persisted and changed over time? In A Century of Votes for Women, Christina Wolbrecht and J. Kevin Corder offer an unprecedented account of women voters in American politics over the last ten decades. Bringing together new and existing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.973 WOL

Frazer, Coral Celeste

Summary: August 18, 2020, marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which prohibited states and the US government from denying citizens the right to vote on the basis of sex. See how the 70-year-long fight for women's suffrage was hard won by leaders such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Alice Paul, Carrie Chapman Catt and others. Learn how their success led...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2019

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Harris, Duchess

Summary: "Fannie Lou Hamer was an influential African American activist in the 1960s and 1970s. She fought for African Americans' civil rights, including the right to vote. Fannie Lou Hamer: Civil Rights Activist explores her life and legacy"--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAM

Conkling, Winifred

Summary: On August 18, 1920, American women finally won the right to vote. Ratification of the 19th Amendment was the culmination of an almost eighty-year fight in which some of the fiercest, most passionate women in history marched, protested, and sometimes broke the law in to achieve this huge leap toward equal rights. In this expansive yet personal volume, author Winifred Conkling covers not only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 Con

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973 CON

Lange, Allison K.

Summary: "For as long as American women have battled for equitable political representation, those battles have been defined by images--whether drawn, etched, photographed, or filmed. Some of these have been flattering, many of them have been condescending, and some have been scabrous. They have drawn upon prevailing cultural tropes about the perceived nature of women's roles and abilities, and they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 Lange

Cobb, Laura Knight

Summary: A picture book that celebrates the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution and teaches the importance of equality and tolerance through the eyes of a girl, a lark, and a gardener.--Adapted from back cover summary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mission Point Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811.6 COB

Summary: "Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote tells the story of the long campaign for women's suffrage - considered the largest reform movement in American history - which lasted more than seven decades. The struggle was not for the fainthearted. For years, determined women organized, lobbied, paraded, petitioned, lectured, picketed and faced imprisonment. The book is a profusely illustrated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rutgers University Press in association with the Library of Congress 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 SHA

Summary: One hundred years after the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, it tells the dramatic culmination story of the hard-fought campaign waged by American women for the right to vote, a transformative cultural and political movement that resulted in the largest expansion of voting rights in US history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VOT

Lichtman, Allan J.

Summary: Americans have died for the right to vote. Yet our democratic system guarantees no one, not even citizens, the opportunity to elect a government. Allan Lichtman calls attention to the founders' greatest error--leaving the franchise to the discretion of individual states--and explains why it has triggered an unending struggle over voting rights.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 LIC

Franzen, Trisha

Summary: "Acknowledged by her contemporaries as the most outstanding woman suffrage orator of her time, Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919) has nonetheless received minimal attention from historians. Trisha Franzen rectifies that oversight with this first scholarly biography of Shaw, a study that illuminates Shaw's oft-ignored early years and challenges existing scholarship on her time in the suffrage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Illinois Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHAW, HOWARD ANNA FRA

Messner, Kate

Summary: "Myths about the history of women's rights in the US--focusing on the ratification of the 19th Amendment--are debunked; the real deal of what happened is explained"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 MES

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